How Old Swinford Hospital School Parents Association raised over £3600!

PTAs Fundraising
04 February 2022
Helping Old Swinford Hospital PA and other PTAs across the UK to raise free funds is easyfundraising.

As an online fundraising platform, easyfundraising offers free funding to PTAs when their members, parents, and supporters shop at over 6,000 online stores, including favourites like Amazon, John Lewis, Tesco, Clarks, The Entertainer, Etsy, VERY, M&S, and thousands more. One of OSH’s top supporters Jenny told us, I look for the one-off big donations, so sometimes you can get £30 just for renewing your insurance on a site I would ordinarily use anyway.”

Low-maintenance and easy-to-use — for your PTA and its parents, Old Swinford Hospital School; has raised over £3,600 through easyfundraising, which has provided the school with hoodies for sports and music tours, special pens for the SEN department, and a memorial garden. Clare continued, We’ve had girls at the school this year, and we have put the funds towards the resurfacing of the courts – so they can use them for tennis and netball. That’s one of the ones we are quite proud of because, without the additional funds from easyfundraising, we wouldn’t have been able to do that.”

Free to register and use, your PTA could also be earning free funding from online shopping thanks to easyfundraising. Clare added, From a Parents Association point of view, it’s little work for us; in fact, it’s zero work other than promoting it to our parents using our Twitter and Facebook accounts.” Their advice to anyone thinking of registering is to Just get enrolled and get started.”

Take a look at the video as Old Swinford Hospital School share more advice and support for other PTAs, as well as tips on how to get the easyfundraising message out to your parents and supporters.

How to get your PTA started:

  • Register your PTA — it only takes a couple of minutes
  • Book a free call with the easyfundraising team. The education coach will give you an overview of the site and provide tips on how to get your school community involved
  • Get the message out there – let your school community know how they can support your school through their everyday online shopping

Happy fundraising!